Featured in Oilfield Technology magazine, Scott Environmental Services, Inc. president J. Blake Scott gives an overview of the changing face of solid drilling waste management programs, and how oil and gas companies can ‘turn pitfalls into profits.’ Oilfield Technology provides global coverage of the upstream oil and gas sector, with keynote articles from major oil and gas companies, financial institutions and industry commentators. Blake was featured in the magazine’s October 2015 issue.
Drilling and production practices in the continental United States have changed dramatically in the last few years. The expansion of horizontal drilling and multiple well drilling pads has ushered in important changes. While these changes have resulted in lower costs/bbl and higher estimated recoveries for oil and gas industry operators, they also have brought new challenges for treating solid drilling waste.